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Not Like You
ISBN: 9780547076157
Author: Davis, Deborah
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: March 2009
Retail: $6.99    OUR PRICE: $1.99
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Binding Type: Paperback
Annotation: How do you learn to love the person who scares you the most?
Kayla's mom calls their moves as, "Starting a new chapter." Five in the past two years. Each time it's the same: Marilyn promises to stop drinking, breaks her promise, and they're off again.
This time it's New Mexico. But something feels different. Kayla is putting down roots, starting her own dog-walking business, and spending time with Remy, a twenty-four-year-old musician. He's her refuge from Marilyn's daily struggle with sobriety. But Kayla is only fifteen. Does an older man really offer Kayla the refuge she needs? Or is the safety she craves actually with the person who scares her most?
"Heart wrenching and hopeful, that's what this book is, and that's what life is." --TeensReadToo.com
*"This story hits all the right notes."--SLJ, starred review
"[A] moving, gritty novel"--Booklist
"A strongly written portrait of a sympathetic young woman. . . . absolutely believable."--The Bulletin
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Young Adult Fiction | Girls & Women
- Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes - Drugs, Alcohol, Substance Abuse
- Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes - Dating & Sex
Library of Congress Subjects:
Dewey: Alcoholism; Fiction.
LCCN: Mothers and daughter
BISAC category: JUVENILE FICTION / Girls & Women
Target Grade/Age Group: Grade 10-12, Age 15-18
Grade level: Grade 10-12
Physical Information: 7.00" H x 5.00" L x 0.75" W
Bargain Category: Social Issues, Middle School, High School, Growing Up, Chapter Books
Grade level(s): 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 117630
Reading Level: 4.3   Interest Level: Upper Grades   Point Value: 11.0